October 11, 2010, 2pm PDT
In 2009, smaller metro areas benefited from increased government spending while many of the country’s wealthiest areas saw incomes decrease.
March 28, 2009, 9am PDT
Though typically centered in bigger cities, this piece from Business Week looks at the best small cities to locate startup businesses in every state.
March 19, 2009, 1pm PDT
In the next few months, the Dutch capital will make numerous changes to make its infrastructure greener. With the help of private companies like Cisco and IBM, Amsterdam is closer to becoming a "smart city" than any other in Europe.
March 11, 2009, 5am PDT
As commercial vacancies increase, cities are feeling the pain of lower tax revenues.
January 9, 2009, 12pm PST
A new GIS-based service promises to improve on real estate agents by using GIS data to locate promising sites to locate for business.
June 19, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Bay Area tech companies are increasingly opening offices in downtown San Francisco, a significant change from the development pattern of the last ten years.</p>
June 13, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Preservationists are calling for buffer zones around the city's heritage sites, which could upset Mayor Ken Livingstone's plans to spur urban regeneration with new high-rise buildings.</p>
June 10, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Instead of getting cities to issue more speeding tickets, what if cars automatically sensed the posted speed limit and prevented motorists from driving too fast?</p>
December 20, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>Sustainable design was the trend of the year for 2006, according to Businessweek.</p>
September 9, 2006, 7am PDT
It has been called "The Invention That Runs On Hype". But the Segway may well play a role in the future of transportation and our cities.
June 7, 2006, 1pm PDT
The Washington farmland town of Quincy has signed deals with Yahoo and Microsoft to house huge new Internet data centers -- server farms -- and land prices are spiking. Low power costs and high connectivity can create a 'technology gold rush'.
May 3, 2006, 2pm PDT
How has American architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning responded to the need to design secure public spaces and buildings in the post-9/11 era?
April 3, 2006, 11am PDT
The retail giant plans to offer organic produce, but how will the move impact the nation's farmers?
December 17, 2005, 1pm PST
BusinessWeek evaluates how major companies are responding to the race against climate change, and are seizing the initiative to reduce greenhouse gases.
October 12, 2005, 9am PDT
Business Week explores whether higher energy prices signify the beginning of the end for exurban development, or whether exurbs have become an integral part of the American economic system.